He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
History makes people wise.
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
The worst men often give the best advice.
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Wives are people who feel they don't dance enough
Never take a wife till thou hast a house and a fire to put her...